Mux is a video platform for developers that takes the complexity out of live and on-demand video.

Mux focuses on video streaming infrastructure software and video performance analytics.

Mux was founded in 2015 by Jonathan Dahl, Steve Heffernan, Matthew McClure, and Adam Brown. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an office in London, United Kingdom.


Mux allows companies to leverage an easy to use, developer-friendly API to deliver Netflix-quality videos and live streams that are playable for viewers across bandwidth speeds, screen sizes and device capabilities.


Mux offers two products Mux Video and Mux Data. Mux Video is a simple API to advanced video streaming, It handles the encoding, storage, and delivery. Mux Data is a Quality of Experience real-time analytics platform that measures the performance metrics that actually matter to viewers: rebuffering, startup time, video quality, and errors.


Mux's platform is used by hundreds of publishers including Robinhood, PBS, ViacomCBS, Equinox Media, and VSCO, who uses the platform to deliver the highest quality video experience to their users without having to hire a team of embedded video experts.


Mux is backed by Coatue, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Cobalt, Dragoneer, SV Angel and others. The company raised $105M in Series D round on Apr 30, 2021. This brings Mux's total funding to $173.9M to date. The latest round valued the company at over $1B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $173.9M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at over $1B as of April 30, 2021
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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